Upgrading PE4400 from RH7.0 to RH7.3?

jason andrade jason at rtfmconsult.com
Sat Aug 2 18:57:01 CDT 2003

On Fri, 1 Aug 2003, Brian Kasper wrote:

> I have a PE4400 with a PERC/3Di RAID controller hosting a single,
> 4-drive 100GB RAID 5 container.  I'm using a PowerVault 120T-AL for my
> tape backup system.

4 * 36G drives (no hot spare ? tsk tsk..).

> I received the system in 2001 with RH7.0 pre-installed.  I'm looking to
> update to RH7.3, but I've not been able to find a description of the
> requirements (BIOS versions, etc.) and the steps required for this

AFAIK there are no specific bios requirements that were released for
any redhat versions.  The BIOS releases can be divided into the following:

o System BIOS
o ESM/Backplane firmware
o On Board SCSI firmware
o other PCI card's firmware

More information about the Linux-PowerEdge mailing list